Ph.D. - political science - Northwestern University.
Michael G. Maxfield, is Professor of Criminal Justice at John Jay College. He is the author of numerous articles and books on a variety of topics -- victimization, policing, homicide, community corrections, auto theft, and long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect. He is the coauthor (with Earl Babbie) of the textbook, Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology, now in its eigth edition. He served as the editor of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency from 2008 through 2016. Professor Maxfield received his Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University.